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Curriculum

The master's degree program in athletic training prepares students for a career as an entry-level athletic trainer. The program includes classroom, laboratory, scholarship, and clinical education opportunities.

Degree requirements are normally completed within two years of admission to the program although a maximum of seven years is allowed per university policy.


Degree Requirements

  • Successful completion of a minimum of 68 credit hours.
  • Successful completion of all required clinical experiences.
  • Cumulative grade-point average of at least a 3.0 for all KU graduate course work.
  • Enrollment in a minimum of one credit hour during the semester the student will graduate.
  • Successful completion of all program courses below.
  • Successful completion of the clinical reasoning capstone project.

Courses

plan of study table

View the courses by semester in the plan of study PDF document icon.

  • ATTR 701 Foundations in Athletic Training (1)
  • ATTR 708 Applied Anatomy (1)*
  • ATTR 709 Advanced Topics in Human Anatomy (6)*
  • ATTR 713 Integrated Clinical Education I (2)
  • ATTR 714 Evaluation & Management I (4)
  • ATTR 716 Interventions I (2)
  • ATTR 718 Documentation & Health Informatics (1)*
  • ATTR 719 Applied Kinesiology & Biomechanics (4)*
  • ATTR 723 Integrated Clinical Education II (2)
  • ATTR 724 Evaluation & Management II (6)*
  • ATTR 725 Research Seminar (1)
  • ATTR 726 Interventions II (4)*
  • ATTR 727 Clinical Reasoning I (1)
  • ATTR 755 Pharmacology (2)*
  • ATTR 793 Integrated Clinical Education III (1)
  • ATTR 807 Clinical Reasoning II (1)
  • ATTR 812 Health Care Administration (2)*
  • ATTR 813 Clinical Experience I (2)
  • ATTR 814 Evaluation & Management III (2)
  • ATTR 816 Interventions III (3)
  • ATTR 818 Medical Imaging (1)*
  • ATTR 821 Athletic Training Seminar (1)
  • ATTR 822 Behavioral Health (2)
  • ATTR 824 Performance Enhancement (1)
  • ATTR 827 Clinical Reasoning III (1)
  • ATTR 837 Clinical Reasoning Capstone (1)
  • ATTR 843 Clinical Experience II (4)
  • ATTR 863 Integrated Clinical Education IV (1)
  • ATTR 883 Clinical Experience III (8)

* Course shared in whole or in part with the physical therapy degree program.

Note: degree requirements and course descriptions are subject to change.

Last modified: Aug 07, 2020

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LesLee Taylor, Ph.D., LAT, ATC
Program Director

ptrs@kumc.edu
913-588-6799 (711 TTY)

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